Jobs in Indian Railways – How to apply….?
Students after completing their tough academic sessions, and while searching for jobs, keep their first preference to get a government job which they think is a security in their life.
Central Government jobs, especially in the Indian Railways, continue to be the top priority for thousands of youngsters. However, job aspirants fall prey to conman who cheat them of their money by promising them employment with the Indian Railways.
Let us see the right way to apply for a job in Indian Railways…
Recruitment for various posts in Indian Railways is done through the following agencies:
1. RRBs (Railway Recruitment Boards)
2. RRCs (Railway Recruitment Cells)
3. RPF (Railway Protection Force)
There are 21 RRBs that recruit young men and women for various posts.
All the vacancies are widely advertised in leading national and local newspapers, including Employment News /Rozgar Samachar.
Vacancies are also advertised on official websites of RRBs and RRCs.
Announcement regarding vacancy/recruitment from any other source (other than those given above) may be considered fraudulent.
The exam process includes a written test. The answer sheets are evaluated on computers. The exam fee is Rs.100.
Results of the exams are published on the official websites of RRBs and RRCs.
However, selection by RRBs does not mean right of appointment in the Railways. The function of RRB is to recommend names of suitable candidates to the respective railway zones.
Zonal officers, in turn, send appointment letter, subject to availability of vacancies, to candidates who are medically fit and satisfy all eligibility criteria.
Some of the Official Websites:
Ahmedabad – www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Bangalore – www.rrbbnc.gov.in
Chennai – www.rrbchennai.gov.in
Gorakhpur – www.rrbgkp.gov.in
Jammu-Srinagar – www.rrbjammu.nic.in
Mumbai – www.rrbmumbai.gov.in
Western Railway – rrc-wr.com
Central Railway – rrccr.com
Southern Railway – rrcmas.in
East Coast Railway – rrcbbs.org.in
Northern Railway – rrcnr.org.in
Inputs from ‘THE HINDU’